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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience Pulmonology
Yes: Some of the drugs used to treat rheumatoid arthritis can cause damage to lungs. The most common would be the drug methotrexate. This drug requires l ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Exercise : You will need medications, but exercise is important pain controller. The cdc has a campaign that says exercise the arthritis pain reliever. We can no ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience Rheumatology
A lot: Orencia (abatacept) is one of the newer biologics used to treat Rheumatoid arthritis. It affects the T cells a little lower in the inflammatory chain, ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Many!: Methotrexate, sulfasalazine, hydroxychloroquine, doxycycline, minocycline, cyclophosphamide, azothioprine and more! then, you have the tnf-alpha drug ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Illegal drugs: Adding any drug to your medication regimen has the risk of side effects, and worse, can increase your risk for kidney or liver failure in combination ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Boomershine
18 years experience Rheumatology
YES: There are multiple drugs for arthritis cheaper than humira. Pills like methotrexate, sulfasalaxine, Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) and Leflunomide can ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
In some cases: Minocin (minocycline) can help some people with rheumatoid arthritis. Even though it is an antibiotic its effect in arthritis is felt to be due to it ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many anti cancer-: -drugs, especially immunosuppressive drugs. Immuran is common. Ur rheumatologist who knows Ur specific case can best answer this. Many times a cocktai ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Many!: Smoking pot impairs healing, as does cigarettes. Narcotics may provide pain relief, but they demotivate and lower testosterone in men. Certainly no il ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: Not that i know of.
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